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Have a lesson and need a correlating project? Check out these books located in the library for some ideas! 



Art Across the Curriculum - (Single)or: Melanie Crowder

Grades K-8

Computer Activities for Every Teacher in Every Classroom!

Use Microsoft Office to enrich every student you teach with user-friendly and innovative art activities.

Art Across the Curriculum helps the K-8 teacher integrate art and technology into the classroom. These easy-to-use lesson plans expand and enrich the subjects educators are already teaching.


AuthoMaking and Sharing Book Trailers (Single)r Jennifer Bednorz

Having a difficult time convincing students to read? Promote reading in your classroom or library with book trailers. These “commercials” sell books to a digital audience like today’s student. Learn to create trailers in three different skill levels and find ways to share them with your students, parents, administrators, and teachers. Book also includes ideas for incorporating student-created book trailers into the English Language Arts classroom to fulfill required objectives.



By: ArniLearn Digital Photography in a Day - (Single)e Abrams Ph.D

5th grade and above.

"Mega-pixels"..."PPI"..."optical zoom"...what does it all mean? In this new book, Arnie Abrams deciphers the complex, exciting world of digital photography in non-technical, concise terms.

You can read the book in a day or use it as a reference at any time. Learn Digital Photography in a Day is suitable for use as a textbook for students 5th grade and above or as a guide for teachers of any grade level.


Author: Award Winning Digital Photography Projects for the Classroom - Teacher's Edition - (Single)Arnie Abrams, Ph.D.

Grades 6 & up

Step-by-step instructions for doing great things with your pictures.

Here are 64 award winning ideas and projects for using digital photography and digital imaging in the classroom. Some of these are productivity ideas; others are curriculum-based projects. None of the projects described here require expensive camera equipment or difficult techniques. Each project includes a student worksheet written for students to use. There are tips on how to take better pictures in a chapter after the worksheets. The last chapter includes tips on how to import your pictures into the computer and insert them into various programs, such as PowerPoint™, iMovie™, or a Web page.

The step-by-step instructions will work with a variety of software, but we have focused on instructions for using Adobe Photoshop Elements™.


Author:Award Winning Digital Video Projects for the Classroom, Teacher's Edition - (Single) Arnie Abrams, Ph.D.

Grades 6 and Up

Step by step instructions for creating great movies.

Here are 64 award winning ideas and projects for using digital video and digital imaging in the classroom. Each project includes a student worksheet written for students to use. Some of these are productivity ideas; others are curriculum-based projects. The projects are identified by grade level, but with a little modification most of the projects can be adapted for other grades. None of the projects described here require expensive camera equipment or difficult techniques.


TTechnology Lessons for the Classroom: Image Management and Multimedia - Volume 1 - Student Project Book - (Single)he series is renamed Digital Graphics & Multimedia. We have volumes 1-4.

Authors: Charlotte Haley and Rene Fuller

Grades 8–12

Non-software-specific lesson plans that cover essential knowledge and skills for Business Education and Technology Applications classes. Fun, dynamic, time-saving, "Lifesaver" lessons that are ready to use in the classroom.


Google Earth & GPS Elementary Classroom Activities - Texas - (Single)

Authors: Jim Holland & Susan Anderson

Based on Google Earth and Geocaching, the innovative activities in this book introduce and reinforce concepts taught in the four major elementary school subjects. The lessons over concepts such as interpreting graphs/charts & using fractions (math), reading thermometers & labeling landforms (science), practicing cardinal directions & labeling earth (social studies), differentiating between fact and opinion & finding the main idea (language arts), and many more.




AuthorGoogle Earth & GPS Classroom Activities Intermediate Science - National - (Single)s: Jim Holland & Susan Anderson

Grades 5 - 8

Based on Google Earth and Geocaching (the exciting GPS adventure where players find real-life, hidden “treasures”), the innovative activities in this book will introduce, reinforce, and enrich concepts taught in life, earth, and physical sciences. Lessons include teaching procedures, standards alignments, student activity sheets, product samples, answer keys, and lesson extensions. Each lesson is customizable by modifying the files on the included CD-ROM.

By: Jim HollGoogle Earth & GPS Activities US History/Geography -Texas - (Single)and and Susan Anderson

Grades 5 - 8

Based on Google Earth and Geocaching (the exciting GPS adventure where players find real-life, hidden "treasures"), the innovative activities in this book will introduce, reinforce, and enrich concepts taught in U.S. History and Geography (from early beginnings through Reconstruction). Lessons include teaching procedures, standards alignments, student activity sheets, product samples, answer keys, and lesson extensions. Each lesson is customizable by modifying the files on the included CD-ROM.


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Google Spreadsheets and Forms (Single)ammy Worcester

Grades 3-12


You 
won't believe all the cool things you can do with Google Forms and Spreadsheets. In this book, you'll learn the basics, and then go beyond to develop activities that can help you collect and organize information, and collaborate to create new ideas through dozens of clever activities.


By: TammGoogle Tools for Teaching and Learning 2nd Editon - (Single)y Worcester

Grades 3-12

Clever ideas for using Google Tools effectively for students grades 3-12 and for all teachers . Google offers a multitude of terrific tools that can be used to enhance both teaching and learning. These tools are powerful, user-friendly, and FREE!! This book highlights many of these tools and provides clever ideas for using them in the classroom.



We havTechnology Lessons for the Classroom: Integrated Multimedia - Volume 1 - Student Project Book - (Single)e Volumes 1-3

Authors: Charlotte Haley and Rene Fuller

Grades 8–12

Non-software-specific lesson plans that cover essential knowledge and skills for Business Education and Technology Applications classes. Fun, dynamic, time-saving, "Lifesaver" lessons that are ready to use in the classroom


Author: KMaking the Most of Moodle (Single)aren Vitek

Learn all the components of creating your own online Moodle course!

Moodle is an open source online learning management system that allows teachers to create content that can be accessed online by their students. Many educators are using online tools to enhance the learning environment in their classroom. Moodle is a great solution for getting your classes into an online learning environment that you can design and modify.



Authors: ChTechnology Lessons for the Classroom: Office Applications - Volume 1 - Student Project Book - (Single) arlotte Haley and Rene Fuller

Grades 8–12

Non-software specific project-based lessons that cover all the office applications; word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation.




Author: TaTammy's Favorite Technology Tips, Tricks, and Tools (Single)mmy Worcester

Tammy Worcester's latest shows you simple, yet effective ways to use your computer more efficiently. A “best-of” collection of Tammy's favorite resources.





Authors:Technology Lessons for the Classroom: Keys to Technology Literacy - Student Edition - (Single) Rene Fuller & Charlotte Haley

Grades 6-9

Help prepare your students for upcoming 8th grade mandatory technology assessments.

18 week course for developing technology literate students for the 21st Century. Each chapter begins with one page for students to read explaining the basics of the topic followed by four to five projects. In addition, each chapter has terminology with students researching the definition for each term. The book includes Web 2.0 applications that are appropriate for 21st century learners and related to ISTE Standards.



AuthorWeb 2.0 Cool Apps Hot Projects Language Arts - Texas - (Single)s: Jim Holland and Susan Anderson

Grades 3 - 12

Beyond social networks, blogs and wikis, Web 2.0: Hot Applications and Cool Projects motivates and inspires students by using free web-based applications to instantly create and publish media-rich content directly to the web while keeping the focus on relevant curriculum. Using tools to build dynamic slide shows, digital scrapbooks, interactive flash books, instant web notes, animated avatars, and real-time collaboration, students evaluate, assimilate, and analyze language arts concepts using 21st-century skills. These free web applications transform the way students feel about language arts, giving them a channel for their creativity, and a voice in their own learning and discovery.


Authors: JWeb 2.0 Hot Apps Cool Projects Science 2nd Edition (Texas) - (Single)im Holland & Susan Anderson

Grades 3–12

Beyond social networks, blogs and wikis, Web 2.0: Hot Applications and Cool Projects motivates and inspires students by using free web-based applications to instantly create and publish media-rich content directly to the web while keeping the focus on relevant curriculum. Using tools to build dynamic slideshows, digital scrapbooks, interactive flash books, instant web notes, animated avatars, and real-time collaboration, students evaluate, assimilate, and analyze science concepts using 21st-century skills. These free web applications transform the way students feel about science, giving them a channel for their creativity, and a voice in their own learning and discovery.